faint ripple

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  • A cold smile like a faint ripple on a mountain lake swept his lips. Cited from A Man and His Money, by Frederic Stewart Isham
  • The waters were still, a faint ripple showing in strange contrast to the scene of last night. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • Across the surface of the water ran a faint ripple. Cited from The City of Domes, by John D. Barry
  • Something like a faint ripple of light passed over her face under the obscuring veil it wore for him. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • It was a stream where he was to throw a stone whose faint ripple would be vanishing almost as it left his hand. Cited from This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • A faint ripple of surprise passed round the table. Cited from Spanish Doubloons, by Camilla Kenyon
  • There was a faint ripple in her low voice. Cited from Green Fancy, George Barr McCutcheon
  • There was no sound but the faint ripple of the water into the basin and the quiet breathing of the three. Cited from By What Authority?, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • Senator Crane thought he heard a faint ripple of mirth drift across the room. Cited from Ten From Infinity, by Paul W. Fairman
  • They listened with smiles or a faint ripple of merry feeling as he greeted each. Cited from Darrel of the Blessed Isles, by Irving Bacheller
  • The monotonous, faint ripple of the creek was the only sound. Cited from Moran of the Lady Letty, by Frank Norris
  • Like the faint ripple of the summer sea sounding in the hollow of the ear, so the sweet air ripples in the grass. Cited from The Story of My Heart, by Richard Jefferies
  • There was a faint ripple of water to our rear where the stream ran, and a rustle of leaves overhead in the slight breeze. Cited from My Lady of Doubt, by Randall Parrish
  • Both father and mother laughed together with content at the sight of that infantile smile, vague and fleeting, like a faint ripple on the pure water of some spring. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
  • There was the impact of a solid object striking the water, a faint ripple on the motionless expanse, and then absolute silence. Cited from Java Head, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • There were here and there faint ripples on the surface, caused by the slight breezes which now and then came softly round Griselda's face, but that was all. Cited from The Cuckoo Clock, by Mrs. Molesworth
  • Bibbs interrupted, a faint ripple of hilarity in his voice. Cited from The Turmoil, A novel, by Booth Tarkington
  • The gardens to the south were silent, for the night breeze had dropped; and the faint ripple of the fountain within the cloister-court was the only sound that broke the stillness. Cited from By What Authority?, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • Once upon a time I looked for it there myself (laughter), but that was before I did what every one of you men no matter how young or how old, how poor or how rich (a faint ripple of satirical laughter), can do. Cited from The Beautiful and Damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • There was a faint ripple of mirth at this, and then, one by one, the boys who were engaged in attempting to sleep raised themselves slowly up in a sheepish manner, trying to look as if they were only altering their position naturally. Cited from The Upton Letters, by Arthur Benson
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